29th octobre 2018
Symposium and Short Course in Lausanne, Nov. 29-30

How to improve the use of evidence-based health (care) information in practice and policy? The role of rapid reviews and policy briefs, and their synergistic effects.

17th octobre 2018
SSPH+ inter-university collaboration Workshop, January 2019 in Lausanne

The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, and the Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, are jointly organising a workshop addressing how behavioural economics can help improve population health and health care delivery.

6th aot 2018
Lecture Series Fall 2018 - Rehabilitation in Health Systems: A Global Perspective

In this lecture series, international experts on rehabilitation will review the promise, and the challenges, of strenghtening rehabilitation in global health systems through collaborations with academic, governmental and non-governmental partners as well as the private sector.

Please note that lecture of Karl Blanchet, November 7 had to be cancelled!

16th avril 2018
1st Conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics

The first conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics will take place on September 14, 2018 at the University of Lucerne under the theme “Health Economics and Health System Reforms".

30th janvier 2018
The Patient’s Voice in Drug Development

In this lecture series, professionals from industries, academia and patient organizations will share their visions how the patient perspective can become an integral part of the drug development process, and how this relates to public interests, regulatory requirements, the law and international initiatives.

24th janvier 2017
Lecture Series Spring 2017: Strengthening Health Systems through Learning Cycles

In this lecture series, distinguished scientists from different countries and health care systems present their vision of a Learning Health System and share their experiences in the implementation of the Learning Health System idea.

31st aot 2016
Lecture Series: Measuring Hospital Quality and Performance

This lecture series aims to present some of the promising new initiatives to measure quality of care in Swiss hospitals. The lecturers will introduce perspectives of health care practitioners and policy stakeholders alike and will elaborate on the scientific foundation and the international context of quality initiatives.

23rd juin 2016
Prof. Armin Gemperli was appointed expert committee member of ANQ

The ANQ (national association for the quality development in hospitals and clinics) has restructured its quality panel on patient satisfaction with Prof. Armin Gemperli as expert committee member.

2nd mars 2016
Health Sciences and Health Policy Library

Please have a look at the library's website zhb Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern and its special section for books and journals on Health Sciences and Health Policy.

2nd mars 2016
Congratulations to Prof. Sara Rubinelli

Sara Rubinelli was appointed as Independent Expert/Evaluator for the European Commission Research and Innovation Programme (2015-2017).